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Amazon to Bring Low Carbon Electrofuels to its Trucking Fleet

Amazon has signed an agreement with renewable fuels technology company Infinium to begin powering Amazon’s transportation fleet with ultra-low carbon electrofuels beginning in 2023. Infinium is expected to initially supply enough electrofuels, which are a fossil-based fuel alternative created with carbon waste and renewable power, to begin powering Amazon trucks in lieu of diesel fuel for approximately 5 million miles of travel per year.

The agreement is another step forward in Amazon’s commitment to transition its transportation network away from fossil fuels and deliver packages to customers in...

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Sep 21 9:31 AM, General News



Sysco to Deploy 800 Electric Trucks by 2026 for U.S. Customers

Food distribution giant Sysco signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with truck manufacturer Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) to deploy nearly 800 battery-electric trucks set to serve Sysco customers by 2026, both companies announced jointly on May 19.

"Sysco is committed to making meaningful investments to support achievement of our climate goals, including those that encourage the development of electric tractors and trailers. We are eager to partner with a like-minded industry leader like Daimler Truck North America to deploy battery electric trucks nationwide,” said Marie Robinson...

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May 20 8:06 AM, SeafoodNews


Maersk Continues Electric Vehicle Investment in North America with 110-Truck Volvo Order

Shipping giant Maersk said it is doubling down on its electric truck fleet expansion plans in North America with a 110-vehicle order with Volvo, the company announced on March 29.

Maersk will add 110 additional Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks, increasing its total commitment to 126 trucks. The trucks will be delivered by the end of Q1 2023 to support increased demand from customers.

“Our customers are looking for tangible actions on sustainable supply chains - not just conceptual,” Vincent Clerc, CEO of Ocean & Logistics at A.P. Moller...

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Mar 30 11:26 AM, General News


Maersk Deploying Fleet of Electric Trucks to Provide Sustainable Supply Chain Options

Shipping giant Maersk will add a fleet of 300 electric trucks to its North America operations with delivery set between 2023-2025. The move will create the largest heavy-duty electric truck deployment to date.

The trucks will be used in the company’s warehousing, distribution and transportation business called Performance Team – A Maersk Company. The move comes thanks to a partnership with Einride, a tech company focused on freight mobility solutions.

The trucks will be operated using Einride’s digital road freight operating system and charging solutions...

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Mar 25 8:00 AM, General News


UB Consulting: Assessing the Impact of Inflation on Protein Producers

Inflation. The subject is being discussed everywhere, from your favorite news station to the line in the grocery store. Prices for producers and consumers alike have increased. The pandemic has created a supply chain headache across sectors, including the food industry. With the flu season underway, concerns are growing over the OMRICON variant.

Like many others, protein producers struggle with increased input costs for production and transportation. This short analysis examines several key indexes, such as Producers Price Indexes (PPI), to illustrate such claims relative to recent developments of price accelerations over the past few years...

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Dec 28 8:00 AM, Urner Barry







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